Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Tradescantia. a plant named in honor of the English

gardeners John Tradescant the Elder (1570s-1638) and John Tradescant the Younger ( 1608-1662). The plant was transported from north America, but not by the Elder Tradescant who never journeyed to the Americas. It is known as a spiderwort and has various medicinal properties

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